Solved Quick dumb question on 5850 Tags: Radeon Power Graphics Last response: April 16, 2010 12:44 AM in Graphics & Displays Share pacpud April 6, 2010 6:11:18 AM I'm installing my just-received 5850. There are two six-pin pcie power connectors. The box/instructions says it only requires one 75W six-pin. Plug in one or two? More about : quick dumb question 5850 pacpud April 6, 2010 6:13:50 AM its a visiontek. not sure if that would matter. even the website says it requires one. Best solution gkay09 April 6, 2010 7:01:38 AM ^ The HD 5850 irrespective of the manufacturer, needs 2x 6 PIN PCIe power connectors... Related resources Possibly a dumb question ... ( 5850 versions?) - Forum Quick dumb question about RAM - Forum Quick , kinda dumb question - Forum Inconsistent Crossfire Activity (HD 5850 ) - Forum Really Quick Dumb Question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer pacpud April 6, 2010 7:48:26 AM thx 4745454b April 6, 2010 4:45:58 PM If it has two plugs, use them. Doesn't matter what the instructions say. pacpud April 16, 2010 12:44:35 AM Best answer selected by pacpud. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSeeking advice in choosing an HD 5850 , options listed. ForumDumb question Nvidia -> ATI ForumDumb question . ForumHey i know this a dumb question but HOW TO KNOW CPU AND GPU LOAD?? Forumhello all, just a quick dumb question ForumNeed Help. Dumb n00b Question . Forum" Dumb " motherboard question ForumPossibly dumb ST:TNG Question ForumDumb question about desktop appearance ForumDumb question ... I'll ask anyway...Imac GPU ? ForumPotentially dumb question but i can't find an answer ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix Forum[Solved] 5850 or gtx 275 ForumWill 5850 work in my system? ForumMetro 2033 Radeon 5850 + NVidia 8800GTS 512MB dedicated PhysX Card More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !